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Avoiding Extras in Free Software

Scott’s First and Second Laws of Computing

  1. It is your responsibility to know what you are installing on your computer. When in doubt, Google (or the search engine of your choice) is your friend.
  2. READ SCREENS. DON’T AUTOMATICALLY CLICK BUTTONS
    (Next/Yes/Accept/Install/OK).

 

Free software is great. There are fantastic, free software tools and services that we use everyday. When dealing with “free” software, you have to be careful during installation or updating. As the old saying goes, there’s no such thing as a free lunch.

Watch out for those “extras” that come bundled with your main product. You don’t always want or need them. Continue reading